’69 CAMARO PRO-TOURING: MAN-MADE LEGEND!

Thanks to our friends at CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE, here's an outstanding Gen I Camaro, powered by an LS3 engine. We started hearing about this beautiful ‘69 Camaro months ago. Keith Sultana, the owner of the car, as well as Man Made Legends in Davidson, North Carolina, invited us over one evening to check it out. Then, it was just a body that was receiving subtle and clean modifications. Keith, and shop foreman Bob Turner, told us they were going to drop an LS3 in it and make a Pro-Touring car...
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’17 CAMARO ZL1: CLOCKS 202.3 MPH!

Fastest Camaro ever makes one pass at 202.3 mph and backs it up at 193.3 mph on Germany’s Papenburg proving ground. Average top speed: 198 mph. Chevrolet tested the ZL1 with 10-speed automatic transmission on the high-speed oval at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground. Compensating for wind speed, the top speed is the average achieved from running the ZL1 in both directions on the 7.6-mile loop - 202.3 mph in one direction and 193.3 mph in the other direction! Testing w...
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’65 CHEVELLE FLASHBACK: STOCKER STREET EAST!

Back in the day, Norman Mayersohn was a hands-on drag-racing editor at Car Craft magazine. Since then he’s gotten a haircut and has held positions as Auto Editor, Popular Mechanics magazine and Deputy Auto Editor, The New York Times. And, he's been a friend for decades. He reminisces about winning races and setting national records in his ’65 Chevelle Super/Stock. Norman, top, with record-setting crapbox Chevelle sedan at the 1974 SPORTSnationals and, above, left, with CarGuyChronicles edi...
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’16 CAMARO RAGTOP: LET THE SUN SHINE IN!

Chevy’s all-new ‘16 Camaro convertible features the segment’s most advanced top plus 455 horsepower in SS trim. “The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Christensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement – and driving enjoyment – to the Camaro convertible.  It is the only convertible in the segment to offer all of the following: Fully ...
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MARK IV: THE BIG-BLOCK THAT ROARED!

A guide to the engine that made Chevrolet The Number One Team. Between 1965 and 1976, Chevrolet’s iconic big-block distinguished itself in all forms of racing, and on the street in Corvettes, Camaros, Chevelles, Novas and full-size Chevys. Big-blocks started out with cast-iron blocks and heads, progressed to cast-iron block with aluminum heads (L-88) and peaked with aluminum block and heads (ZL-1). L-88 aluminum-head 427 engine, top, in '68 Baldwin-Motion Camaro. Joel Rosen, left, tun...
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TRACK ATTACK: ’16 CORVETTE Z06 C7.R!

Latest special edition Corvette is a road-going, track-capable homage to the Corvette Racing C7.R racecars. Only 500 examples of the C7.R Edition, in Corvette Racing’s signature yellow livery – or black – with coordinated exterior and interior accents, will be built when they go on sale later this year. All will include the Z07 Performance Package with carbon ceramic brakes, as well as a specially serialized vehicle identification number. The Z07 Performance Package includes Brembo carbon...
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GO FAST, DO GOOD: ’15 COPO CAMARO #1!

The first ’15 COPO Camaro will go to the highest bidder at Barrett-Jackson  Palm Beach auction; all proceeds will go to the Achilles Freedom  Team of Wounded Veterans. Chevrolet is selling the first ‘15 COPO Camaro racecar, Vin # 2015COPO001, on Saturday, April 18, to raise money for Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans, a non-profit organization that helps disabled athletes, including veterans, gain access to races, equipment, and training dedicated to improve their physical ...
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CHEVYS AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOW: SLIDE SHOW!

There’s something for everyone: pace cars, racecars, Tinseltown Camaro & Corvette, super-high-performance Camaros & Corvettes you can buy, and even the Governor’s Corvette! If you are member of the Bowtie Brigade and are in the Tri-State Area, the New York International Auto Show, which runs until April 27 at the Jacob Javits Center, NYC, is not to be missed. The latest customized Camaro & Corvette, above, featured in Transformers: Age Of Extinction are on display along with ...
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2014 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28: FOUR-SEAT ROCKET SLED!

Chevrolet builds a four-seat Corvette that kicks ass on the street, strip and Nurburgring. And, it’s priced accordingly.  The new Z/28, with a $75,000 MSRP, can be had in five colors: Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and Summit White. Yet only a single option is available: A $1,150 package that adds air conditioning and a total of six audio speakers. The standard Z/28 package includes just one speaker. New Z/28 with first Z/28, 1967, above. “The Camaro Z/28 i...
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‘14 CAMARO COPO: BOWTIE BASHER!

Limited-run Camaro can be ordered with choice of 327 to 427 cubic inch engines, targeting a variety of NHRA classes. Chevrolet Performance’s COPO Camaro program returns for the third year with another limitedrun of factory-produced racecars and a pair of new racing engine choices. To purchase one of the exclusive models, potential customers must sign up for the COPO Camaro mailing list at chevroletperformance.com. Like in the two previous years, only 69 racecars will be built for NHRA Stock ...
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